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Mercure George Hotel Reading

10-12 King St., Reading RG1 2HE England
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#25 of 34 hotels in Reading
This historic hotel is situated in the centre of Reading next to the oracle shopping centre and a short walk to the railway station.The hotel has its own courtyard
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Property amenities
Paid public parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Fax / photocopying
Baggage storage
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Breakfast buffet
Non-smoking hotel
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Air conditioning
Room service
Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
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Historic Hotel
Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, Italian
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Francesca H wrote a review Mar 2020
Camborne, United Kingdom270 contributions102 helpful votes
The hotel is quite old and traditionally decorated. It could do with a lick of paint. My room was comfortable (I like a firm mattress and pillows). They have a menu but I didn't fancy anything on it. You can also eat at a nearby Indian restaurant if you book dinner bed and breakfast. Breakfast was ok. I would stay again for a night or two.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Traveled on business
28Ballallings wrote a review Mar 2020
Onchan, United Kingdom30 contributions11 helpful votes
The Mercure George hotel in Reading is situated in the centre of the city. Ideally placed for all the shops and the large shopping centre. Parking is a bit of a problem as you have to use the local car park. The hotel was nice and clean and the reception staff were very helpful especially regarding the car parking. A very quaint hotel with a lot of history, but still offering modern facilities including disabled access. As my wife is in a wheelchair we were given a lovely handy room with disabled facilities.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Pete W wrote a review Feb 2020
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I stay in a lot of hotels for business and by far this has to be the absolute worse! Food terrible, overcooked and microwaved. No tea/coffee facilities in room. Staff incredible rude and unwelcoming. Especially the blonde breakfast waitress. I said good morning as I entered the breakfast area only to be greeted with “we are closed”! Breakfast served from 07:00 however I was refused a coffee at 06:50 because they “haven’t opened” although I was a guest. First time staying at the hotel and will certainly be the last. Really suggest some of the staff attend customer service training. If the owners of this hotel want to succeed they need to address the issue of rude staff and terrible food. Shocking service.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled on business
Neil J wrote a review Feb 2020
Cheslyn Hay, United Kingdom12 contributions3 helpful votes
Blood on sheets / uvet on both beds.. Dated. Poor quality. Car park miles away. Will never ever stay here again. The cleanliness is very poor . Only finding this on returning to the room and pulling both sets of bed sheets back
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled on business
TheAbductee wrote a review Feb 2020
Leigh, United Kingdom462 contributions78 helpful votes
Hotel very handy for train station and town centre. Was slightly concerned about what colleagues had said but found this hotel to be in good standing. Nicely decorated room 208 and reception and bar/restaurant areas. Staff very polite and friendly. Couldn’t fault it
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled solo
$54 - $172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Mercure George Hotel Reading
Which popular attractions are close to Mercure George Hotel Reading?
Nearby attractions include TimeTrap Escape Rooms (0.1 miles), Escape Hunt Reading (0.04 miles), and Reading Museum (0.1 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Mercure George Hotel Reading?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Mercure George Hotel Reading?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Mercure George Hotel Reading?
Yes, paid public parking nearby is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Mercure George Hotel Reading?
Conveniently located restaurants include Tamp Culture Coffee, Miller And Carter, and Nibsy's.
Is Mercure George Hotel Reading located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.3 miles away from the center of Reading.
Are any cleaning services offered at Mercure George Hotel Reading?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Mercure George Hotel Reading?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, and Italian.
Are there any historical sites close to Mercure George Hotel Reading?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Mapledurham House (3.7 miles), Greyfriars Church (0.3 miles), and Holy Trinity Church Theale (4.8 miles).
Is Mercure George Hotel Reading accessible?
Yes, it offers facilities for disabled guests. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.